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Olena Doran

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The effect of cold atmospheric plasma and linalool nanoemulsions against Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella on ready-to-eat chicken meat (2021)
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González-González, C. R., Labo-Popoola, O., Delgado-Pando, G., Theodoridou, K., Doran, O., & Stratakos, A. C. (2021). The effect of cold atmospheric plasma and linalool nanoemulsions against Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella on ready-to-eat chicken meat. LWT - Food Science and Technology, 149, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lwt.2021.111898

In this study, the antimicrobial efficiency of a novel low-voltage piezoelectric direct discharge generated cold plasma (CAP) and linalool-loaded nanoemulsion washing (LW) was assessed against Salmonella and Escherichia coli O157:H7 on ready-to-eat (... Read More about The effect of cold atmospheric plasma and linalool nanoemulsions against Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella on ready-to-eat chicken meat.

Studies towards the development of a novel, screen-printed carbon-based, biosensor for the measurement of polyunsaturated fatty acids (2020)
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Smart, A., Hart, J., Crew, A., & Doran, O. (2020). Studies towards the development of a novel, screen-printed carbon-based, biosensor for the measurement of polyunsaturated fatty acids. Applied Sciences, 10(21), 1-13. https://doi.org/10.3390/app10217779

This paper describes the design, development and characterisation of an electrochemical biosensor for the measurement of linoleic and α-linolenic acid, as representative free polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), that may be implicated in food safety... Read More about Studies towards the development of a novel, screen-printed carbon-based, biosensor for the measurement of polyunsaturated fatty acids.

Screen-printed carbon based biosensors and their applications in agri-food safety (2020)
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Smart, A., Crew, A., Pemberton, R., Hughes, G., Doran, O., & Hart, J. P. (2020). Screen-printed carbon based biosensors and their applications in agri-food safety. Trends in Analytical Chemistry, 127, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trac.2020.115898

This review focuses on the ways in which screen-printed carbon electrodes have been tailored with different biorecognition elements, including enzymes, antibodies, and aptamers, often with other modifiers, such as mediators and nanoparticles, to prod... Read More about Screen-printed carbon based biosensors and their applications in agri-food safety.

Novel, rapid, low-cost screen-printed (bio)sensors for the direct analysis of boar taint compounds androstenone and skatole in porcine adipose tissue: Comparison with a high-resolution gas chromatographic method (2019)
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Westmacott, K. L., Crew, A. P., Doran, O., & Hart, J. P. (2020). Novel, rapid, low-cost screen-printed (bio)sensors for the direct analysis of boar taint compounds androstenone and skatole in porcine adipose tissue: Comparison with a high-resolution gas chromatographic method. Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 150, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bios.2019.111837

© 2019 Elsevier B.V. This is the first report on the fabrication, characterisation and application of an electrochemical (bio)sensor system for the simultaneous measurement of skatole and androstenone. A biosensor for androstenone was fabricated usin... Read More about Novel, rapid, low-cost screen-printed (bio)sensors for the direct analysis of boar taint compounds androstenone and skatole in porcine adipose tissue: Comparison with a high-resolution gas chromatographic method.

An electrocatalytic screen-printed amperometric sensor for the selective measurement of thiamine (Vitamin B1) in food supplements (2019)
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Smart, A., Westmacott, K. L., Crew, A., Doran, O., & Hart, J. P. (2019). An electrocatalytic screen-printed amperometric sensor for the selective measurement of thiamine (Vitamin B1) in food supplements. Biosensors, 9(3), https://doi.org/10.3390/bios9030098

An electrocatalytic screen-printed sensor has been investigated for the measurement of the biologically important biomolecule vitamin B1 (thiamine) for the first time in food supplements. Under basic conditions, the vitamin was converted to its elect... Read More about An electrocatalytic screen-printed amperometric sensor for the selective measurement of thiamine (Vitamin B1) in food supplements.

Association of single nucleotide polymorphisms in leptin (LEP) and leptin receptor (LEPR) genes with backfat thickness and daily weight gain in Ukrainian Large White pigs (2018)
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Balatsky, V., Oliinychenko, Y., Sarantseva, N., Getya, A., Saienko, A., Vovk, V., & Doran, O. (2018). Association of single nucleotide polymorphisms in leptin (LEP) and leptin receptor (LEPR) genes with backfat thickness and daily weight gain in Ukrainian Large White pigs. Livestock Science, 217, 157-161. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.livsci.2018.09.015

© 2018 Elsevier B.V. Leptin (LEP) and leptin receptor (LEPR) genes play an important role in the regulation of fat deposition and other commercially important traits in pigs and this regulation is known to be breed-specific. The aim of the present st... Read More about Association of single nucleotide polymorphisms in leptin (LEP) and leptin receptor (LEPR) genes with backfat thickness and daily weight gain in Ukrainian Large White pigs.

7-Hydroxylation of warfarin is strongly inhibited by sesamin, but not by episesamin, caffeic and ferulic acids in human hepatic microsomes (2018)
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Pilipenko, N., Rasmussen, M. K., Doran, O., & Zamaratskaia, G. (2018). 7-Hydroxylation of warfarin is strongly inhibited by sesamin, but not by episesamin, caffeic and ferulic acids in human hepatic microsomes. Food and Chemical Toxicology, 113, 14-18. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fct.2018.01.020

© 2018 Elsevier Ltd Warfarin is a commonly used anticoagulant drug and is a derivate of coumarin. Cytochrome P450 2C9 (CYP2C9) plays the key role in transformation of coumarin and thus, influences determination of warfarin dosage. A number of factors... Read More about 7-Hydroxylation of warfarin is strongly inhibited by sesamin, but not by episesamin, caffeic and ferulic acids in human hepatic microsomes.

A novel electroanalytical approach to the measurement of B vitamins in food supplements based on screen-printed carbon sensors (2017)
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Westmacott, K. L., Crew, A. P., Doran, O., & Hart, J. P. (2018). A novel electroanalytical approach to the measurement of B vitamins in food supplements based on screen-printed carbon sensors. Talanta, 181, 13-18. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.talanta.2017.12.074

© 2017 Elsevier B.V. This paper describes the development of a novel electrochemical assay for the measurement of water-soluble vitamins in food and pharmaceutical products. The optimum conditions for the determination of vitamin B1 (thiamine), B2 (r... Read More about A novel electroanalytical approach to the measurement of B vitamins in food supplements based on screen-printed carbon sensors.

The reduction of starch in finishing diets supplemented with oil does not prevent the accumulation of trans-10 18:1 in lamb meat (2017)
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Prates, J. A., Costa, M., Alves, S. P., Francisco, A., Almeida, J., Alfaia, C. M., …Bessa, R. J. (2017). The reduction of starch in finishing diets supplemented with oil does not prevent the accumulation of trans-10 18:1 in lamb meat. Journal of Animal Science, 95(8), 3745-3761. https://doi.org/10.2527/jas.2017.1578

© 2017 American Society of Animal Science. All rights reserved. The experiment was conducted to test the hypothesis that the replacement of cereal with low-starch feed ingredients in lambs’ finishing diets supplemented with oils could prevent the acc... Read More about The reduction of starch in finishing diets supplemented with oil does not prevent the accumulation of trans-10 18:1 in lamb meat.

Polymorphisms of the porcine cathepsins, growth hormone-releasing hormone and leptin receptor genes and their association with meat quality traits in Ukrainian Large White breed (2016)
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Balatsky, V., Bankovska, I., Pena, R. N., Saienko, A., Buslyk, T., Korinnyi, S., & Doran, O. (2016). Polymorphisms of the porcine cathepsins, growth hormone-releasing hormone and leptin receptor genes and their association with meat quality traits in Ukrainian Large White breed. Molecular Biology Reports, 43(6), 517-526. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11033-016-3977-z

© 2016, The Author(s). Cathepsins, growth hormone-releasing hormone (GHRH) and leptin receptor (LEPR) genes have been receiving increasing attention as potential markers for meat quality and pig performance traits. This study investigated the allele... Read More about Polymorphisms of the porcine cathepsins, growth hormone-releasing hormone and leptin receptor genes and their association with meat quality traits in Ukrainian Large White breed.